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Ctenodonta Salter 1852 (clam)

Bivalvia - Solemyida - Ctenodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 16029

Alternative spelling: Ctendonta

Synonyms: Nucula (Tellinomya) Hall 1847 (no. 109980), Tellinomya Hall 1847 (no. 109979)

Parent taxon: Ctenodontidae according to C Babin and J C Gutiérrez-Marco 1991

Sister taxa: Alococoncha, Clinopistha, Ditichia, Dystactella, Mesoneilo, Praectenodonta, Tancrediopsis, Tellinopsis

Subtaxa: Ctenodonta (Tancrediopsis), Ctenodonta auburnensis, Ctenodonta bidorsata, Ctenodonta bodae, Ctenodonta carpenteri, Ctenodonta chambliensis, Ctenodonta concinna, Ctenodonta corbuliformis, Ctenodonta coreanica, Ctenodonta dalecarlica, Ctenodonta deserta, Ctenodonta dotensis, Ctenodonta dubia, Ctenodonta dubiaformis, Ctenodonta escosurae, Ctenodonta fraterculus, Ctenodonta hyacinthensis, Ctenodonta iphigenia, Ctenodonta kallholniensis, Ctenodonta limbata, Ctenodonta logani, Ctenodonta longa, Ctenodonta macalesteri, Ctenodonta madisonensis, Ctenodonta myalta, Ctenodonta nasuta, Ctenodonta nasutaformis, Ctenodonta newtoni, Ctenodonta nipponica, Ctenodonta norvegica, Ctenodonta nuda, Ctenodonta obliqua, Ctenodonta oblongata, Ctenodonta parvidens, Ctenodonta peracuta, Ctenodonta perangulata, Ctenodonta placita, Ctenodonta pygmaea, Ctenodonta schmalenseei, Ctenodonta simulatrix, Ctenodonta spjeldnaesi, Ctenodonta striata, Ctenodonta subcircularis, Ctenodonta subnasuta, Ctenodonta tornquisti, Ctenodonta victoriae, Ctenodonta youngi

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Type: Tellinomya nasuta

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder